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Major Requirements

Major Requirements (84 credits) 

44 credit hours must be completed in residence in the major, including FA 199 and LL 303. 

Professional Studies Core (20 credits, 8 credits in residence)

Course Title Quarter Hours
CAREER ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING
FA 199CAREER ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING 12
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
CMNS 315HEALTH COMMUNICATION4
ETHICS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE PROFESSIONS, Courses with the PSES requirement designation, choose one of the following:4
CCA 299
ETHICAL ISSUES IN BIOMEDICINE AND HEALTH
PHL 229
BIOMEDICAL ETHICS
HLTH 229
ETHICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
REL 229
MEDICINE, ETHICS AND SOCIETY
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Courses with the PSGP requirement designation, choose one of the following:4
CCS 251
UNDERSTANDING GLOBAL HEALTH CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES
CCS 328
GLOBAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND HEALTH
ANT 362
GLOBAL HISTORY OF HEALTH
SOC 365
HEALTH AND GLOBALIZATION
HLTH 380
TOPICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES
CAPSTONE PROJECT
LL 303CAPSTONE PROJECT 16

Health Sciences Core (20 credits)

Course Title Quarter Hours
HLTH 201INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SCIENCE4
HLTH 210INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH4
HLTH 250HEALTH CARE POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES4
or SOC 221 INTRODUCTION TO THE U.S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
DCM 308INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS4
or PSY 240 STATISTICS I
or SOC 279 INTRO STATS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
HLTH 310FUNDAMENTALS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY4

Leadership, Business, and Management Core (28 credits)

Course Title Quarter Hours
BADM 223ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PRINCIPLES4
DA 233APPLIED INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS4
BADM 315ECONOMICS FOR DECISION-MAKING4
HLTH 330HEALTH LEADERSHIP4
DCM 302PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT4
BADM 334HUMAN RESOURCE AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS FOR MANAGERS4
BADM 335RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE4

Major Elective Courses (16 credits, select from below)

Course Title Quarter Hours
HEALTH IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
ANT 361
GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH
ANT 272
INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
HLTH 236
GAY MEN'S HEALTH MATTERS
PSY 213
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER PSYCHOLOGY
HEALTH OPTIONS FOR FACILITIES, COMMUNITIES, AND WORKPLACES
CCA 396
INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY
CCH 367
LEISURE, RECREATION, AND HEALTH
CCH 383
PROMOTING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
BADM 340
IMPLEMENTING CORPORATE TRAINING PROGRAMS
HLTH 335
COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT
PSY 354
COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY
ELDERCARE
CCS 219
NEUROPLASTICITY AND THE AGING BRAIN
DCM 323
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING AND THE AGED
HLTH 341
DEATH AND DYING
ADMINISTRATION
PRAD 338
HEALTH AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
HLTH 336
PROGRAM EVALUATION
MGT 398
SPECIAL TOPICS
PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE
CCH 334
THE BUSINESS OF US HEALTH CARE IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT
SOC 321
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
HLTH 194
HUMAN PATHOGENS AND DEFENSE
HLTH 202
HEALTH RESEARCH LITERACY
SOC 351
HEALTH DISPARITIES
ANT 361
GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH
HLTH 335
COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT
HLTH 336
PROGRAM EVALUATION
PSY 364
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
BIOSCIENCES
CCS 320
MAMMALOGY
HLTH 194
HUMAN PATHOGENS AND DEFENSE
HLTH 195
HUMAN FORM AND FUNCTION
BIO 110
EVOLUTION IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Open Electives (34 credits)

Open Electives can be fulfilled through courses taken in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and other DePaul colleges, transfer courses, assessment of prior learning (PLA), and independent studies.​​​​​

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